Vagianos Dimitrios
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    Vagianos Dimitrios

    Laboratory Teaching Personnel
    Department of International and European Studies
    Electrical Engineer


    Academic Area

    Social Web Big Data Mining and Analysis

    Curriculum Vitae
    Academic Titles
    Research Interests
    • Internet Politics
    • Social media Metrics' Analysis
    • Social Web Big Data Mining and Analysis
    • Content analysis
    • Computer and Mobile networks
    • Education and ICTs

    Teaching


    • COMPUTERS AND INTERNET
      (ΔΕ1006)

    Type
    COMPULSORY

    Department Abbreviation
    IES

    Department
    DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

    Course Outlines

    Σκοπός του μαθήματος είναι να παρουσιάσει στους φοιτητές τις βασικές αρχές της επιστήμης των Η/Υ και της Πληροφορικής. Επίσης στοχεύει να τους εισάγει στις κύριες έννοιες που σχετίζονται με το διαδίκτυο.

    Ο φοιτητής μετά το πέρας του μαθήματος, θα πρέπει να είναι σε θέση να κατανοήσει και να περιγράψει τα βασικά μέρη και την αρχιτεκτονική των Η/Υ, την έννοια του αλγόριθμου και του δομημένου προγραμματισμού. Επίσης ο φοιτητής εξοικειώνεται με τις έννοιες δίκτυα και διαδίκτυο καθώς και είναι σε θέση να κατανοήσει και να χρησιμοποιήσει τις τεχνικές και τους όρους αναζήτησης στο διαδίκτυο.

    Σε ό,τι αφορά το εργαστηριακό μέρος του μαθήματος, οι φοιτητές εξοικειώνονται μέσω εξάσκησης στο εργαστήριο και σειράς υποχρεωτικών εργασιών με την χρήση εφαρμογών νέφους (cloud computing) και συγκεκριμένα την κατασκευή ιστοσελίδων και ηλεκτρονικών ερωτηματολογίων. Τέλος, διδάκονται τα βασικά στοιχεία λειτουργίας και χρήσης εφαρμογών λογιστικών φύλλων.

     

    COMPUTER SCIENCE AND THE INTERNET

    The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the basic principles of computer science and information technology. It also aims to introduce them to the main concepts related to the Internet.
    Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to understand and describe the basic parts and architecture of a computer, the concept of algorithm and structured programming. as well as networks and the Internet.
    Regarding the laboratory part of the course, students are familiarized with laboratory practice and a series of compulsory tasks using cloud computing applications (web pages and questionnaires) and spreadsheet applications.

    • COMPUTERS APPLICATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA
      (ΔΕ2006)

    Type
    COMPULSORY

    Department Abbreviation
    IES

    Department
    DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

    Course Outlines

    The course initially introduces the basics of Multimedia Systems. Students are also introduced to Database Management Systems using the Ms Access program, which outlines the fundamental concepts for the design, use and implementation of database systems along with conceptual modeling techniques with anemphasis on the Entity-Relationship (OS) model. Finally, extensive reference is made to relational data models and relational databases. In the laboratory courses, the basics of Ms Access as a commercial database software package are implemented in practice.nd a series of compulsory tasks using cloud computing applications (web pages and questionnaires) and spreadsheet applications.

    • DIGITAL MEDIA AND SOCIETY
      (Δ1-27016)

    Type
    ELECTIVE

    Department Abbreviation
    IES

    Department
    DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

    Course Outlines

    (Το μάθημα διδάσκεται στα αγγλικά)

    Το μάθημα έχει σαν σκοπό να εισάγει τους φοιτητές στον σύγχρονο κόσμο των ψηφιακών μέσων επικοινωνίας και ενημέρωσης και ακολούθως να περιγράψει τις κοινωνικοπολιτικές επιδράσεις της χρησιμοποίησης των μέσων αυτών. Θεωρώντας ότι τα σύγχρονα ψηφιακά μέσα προσφέρουν πλέον ένα δυναμικά εξελισσόμενο κανάλι αμφίδρομης επικοινωνίας, μελετώνται θέματα όπως: οι μορφές τους, η ιστορική τους εξέλιξη, η κοινωνική τους διάχυση, η δυνατότητα διαμόρφωσης κοινωνικών τάσεων και της κοινής γνώμης όπως επίσης και η δυνατότητα επιρροής της πολιτικής σφαίρας.
    Ιδιαίτερη εμβάθυνση γίνεται και στον τομέα των Μέσων Κοινωνικής Δικτύωσης και στον σύγχρονο κοινωνικοπολιτικό ρόλο που έχουν αποκτήσει όπως: την ενημέρωση, τη δυνατότητα διαμόρφωσης κοινοτήτων, την οργάνωση κινημάτων, την χρησιμοποίηση τους για εκστρατείες ενημέρωσης κ.α.
    Το μάθημα χωρίζεται σε 3 ενότητες: τα Γενικά Εισαγωγικά Στοιχεία, την ενότητα της Δημόσιας Σφαίρας (Public Sphere) και την ενότητα των Social Media. Πιο συγκεκριμένα οι θεματικές περιοχές που αναλύονται ανά ενότητα είναι:

    Γενικά εισαγωγικά στοιχεία
    Εισαγωγή στα Ψηφιακά Μέσα Επικοινωνίας, Δικτύωση Μέσων Επικοινωνίας, Κοινωνία της Πληροφορίας (Information Society), Δικτυωμένη Κοινωνία (Network Society), Ψηφιακός Πολιτισμός, Ισχύς της Επικοινωνίας.

    Η Δημόσια Σφαίρα (The Public Sphere)
    Πληροφορία και δημοκρατική Κοινωνία, Κοινωνικά κινήματα και συλλογικές Δράσεις στο Διαδίκτυο, το Κοινό των Πολιτών και ο συμμετοχικός πολιτισμός διαδικτυακός Ακτιβισμός και Κοινωνικά Κινήματα, Διαδικτυακές εκστρατείες Ενημέρωσης στην ψηφιακή εποχή, Το Ψηφιακό Χάσμα, Προστασία και Ασφάλεια Προσωπικών Δεδομένων, Προκλήσεις της Δημοκρατίας στην Kοινωνία της Παρακολούθησης (Surveillance Society).

    Social Media
    Social Media, Δομή και Μέθοδοι Ανάλυσης Κοινωνικών Δικτύων, Εικονικές Κοινότητες και Συμμετοχικός Πολιτισμός, Πολιτισμός Κοινωνικής Δικτύωσης Νεολαίας, Κινητή Επικοινωνία και Νεολαία.


    Course Description

    (The couse is taught in english)

    This course surveys the rapid development of digital media – radio, television, the Internet, video services, social networking sites and mobile technology. It focuses on their social diffusion and it analyzes the impact of these media on the news industry and more broadly on society, local and international politics. It aims to provide a platform for students to engage and critically analyze the issues surrounding the multifaceted relationships between digital media and the society.
    The course lectures are divided in 3 sections: the introductory lectures, the section of the ‘Public Sphere’ lectures and the Social Media lectures. More specifically, the topics of each section are:

    Introductory lectures
    Digital Networked Media, Information Society, Network Society, Cybercultures, Communication Power

    The Public Sphere lectures
    Information and Democratic Society, Social Movements, Online Action, Internet Activism, Campaigns, Digital Divide, Privacy, Surveillance Society.

    Social Media lectures
    Social Media, Social Networking, Social Networking Analysis, Virtual Communities, Participatory Culture, Social Media and Mobile Youth Culture.

    • POLITICS OF THE INTERNET
      (ΔΕ4019)

    Type
    ELECTIVE

    Department Abbreviation
    IES

    Department
    DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN STUDIES

    Course Outlines

    (The couse is taught in english)

    This course aims to provide students with a general introduction to some of the most salient issues surrounding the relationship between the Internet and Politics. It is structured around two broad but interrelated questions. Firstly, how has politics affected the evolution of the internet both in the past and in the present? And secondly, how does the internet affect traditional forms of political activity
    and mobilisation? To this end the course focuses on three substantive domains: 1) the governance of the internet's technological architecture; 2) the internet's impact on a number of policy domains (e.g. copyright, privacy, surveillance and security, digital divide, etc.) and 3) the use of the internet as a potential tool for enhancing participation and democratic governance. The course is open to students from a variety of backgrounds and does not presuppose any particular technical knowledge.
    The course lectures are divided in 3 sections: the Introductory lectures, the Politics of the Internet area lectures and the Internet Policy area lectures. More specifically:


    Introduction
    The history of the Internet, The Information Society, the Network Society, Thinking and Communicating in a Digital Culture

    Politics of the Internet
    e-Government vs. e-Democracy, Internet and Economics/Society and Power, Internet and Elections: Comparative perspectives of e-Voting, New modes of participation, Internet and Representation: Political Parties and Legislatures, Social Media and Politics, Applied Social Network Analysis, New Social Movements, Activism and the Internet

    Internet Policy
    Internet Governance, Access and the Digital Divide, Piracy and cyber crime, Privacy and Intellectual Property, Surveillance and Censorship in the Internet.of compulsory tasks using cloud computing applications (web pages and questionnaires) and spreadsheet applications.

    Publications


    • Books (3 records)

    Περιλαμβάνει Βιβλία ή/και μονογραφίες σε διεθνείς ή ελληνικούς εκδοτικούς οίκους. Κεφάλαια ή άρθρα συλλογικών τόμων ή επιμέλεια τόμων σε διεθνείς ή ελληνικούς εκδοτικούς οίκους.

      2021

      • "Digital Media and Society: Convenient Regulators of Society, Politics and Economic", Vagianos D. (2021), Open academic textbooks KALLIPOS+, funded for writing (due to be published by the end of 2021).

      2013

      • "Digital Democracy and the Impact of Technology on Governance and Politics: New Globalized Practices", Zafiropoulos Κ., Vagianos D. & Vrana V. (2013), Chapter 4: 'Influential greek political blogs. What are they talking about?': 39-50, IGI Global.

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      2012

      • "Web 2.0 in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality : Theory, Practice and cases", Part3: 'Web 2.0 Travellers' behaviour', Zafiropoulos Κ., Vrana V. & Vagianos D. (2012), chapter 'An exploration of wine blogs communication patterns (the Work)': 225-238, Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

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      • Scientific Journals (8 records)

      Περιλαμβάνει Άρθρα σε διεθνή ή ελληνικά επιστημονικά περιοδικά (με κριτές).

        2021

        • “An Effective Multidimensional Model for Analyzing Social Web Big Data – Testing in simple Web 2.0 Applications of Internet Politics”, Vagianos D., Zafiropoulos K., (2020), Communications of the IBIMA Journal, IBIMA Publishing, USA, (ISSN: 1943-7765), Vol. 2021 (2021), Article ID 589003, DOI: 10.5171/2021.589003

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        2019

        • “Social Media assisted BLOG Content Dissemination: A two Case Studies Applied Analysis of Ruling Factors”, Vagianos D., Mandy G. & Luca V., (2019), Cyprus Journal of Science (ISSN: 2357-1527) , Vol.17 / 2019, 51-81.

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        • "The Rise of Social Bots In Global Cyberpolitics: Convenience In Cyberpower Redistribution", Vagianos D., Al Zoampie S. & Spettel S., (2019), Cyberpolitic Journal (ISSN: 2587-1218), Volume 4, Number 7, 2019, 70-89.

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        • "Twitter Analyzer-How to Use Semantic Analysis to Retrieve an Atmospheric Image around Political Topics in Twitter", Spettel S. & Vagianos D., (2019), Journal of Big Data and Cognitive Computing (MDPI), Volume 3, Issue 3, 38, 2019.

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        • "YouTube: a Web 2.0 Collaboration Economy Gateway. Statistics and Impact.”, Vagianos D. & Messerschmidt K. (2019), published in The UWB (University without Borders) Journal, Volume 2, 2019 - No 1 (ISSN: 2585-2825).

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        2014

        • "Measuring influence of the Greek political Blogosphere", Zafiropoulos K., Vrana V., & Vagianos D. (2014), The Cyprus Journal of Sciences, (ISBN 1450-22910).

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        2013

        • "Authority Groups among Popular Wine Blogs", Vrana V., Zafiropoulos K. & Vagianos D. (2013), JQAHT Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism, volume 14, 2013.

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        2012

        • "Bloggers' Community Characteristics and Influence within Greek Political Blogosphere", Zafiropoulos K., Vrana V., & Vagianos D. (2012), Future Internet 2012, 4, 396-412.

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        • Conferences (13 records)

        Περιλαμβάνει Άρθρα σε δημοσιευμένα πρακτικά διεθνών ή ελληνικών συνεδρίων (με κριτές).

          2019

          • "Twitter & Instagram Indices Analysis as a Tool to Frame Coworking Spaces Digital Marketing Strategy", Vagianos D., Koutsoupias N., (2019), 16th International Federation of Classification Societies (IFCS 2019), 26-29 August 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.15566.61763

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          • “Coworking Spaces as the New Trend in Modern Business: An Applied Analysis of WeWork Social Media Marketing Strategy”, Vagianos D., Hackova A. & Kratka M., presented in the 10th International Conference on International Business, Thessaloniki, Greece 23-26 May 2019.

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          • “Proposing a Three-Component Method for Mapping the Activated Public opinion: A Big Data Applied Analysis of the Greek Political Blogosphere”, Vagianos D., Zafiropoulos K., (2019), presented at the 34th IBIMA International Business Information Management Conference, 13-14 November 2019, Madrid, Spain (conference proceedings ISBN: 978-0-9998551-3-3)

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          2018

          • “YouTube: a Web 2.0 Collaboration Economy Gateway. Statistics and Impact.”, Vagianos D. & Messerschmidt K., presented in the 9th International Conference on International Business, Thessaloniki, Greece 17-20 May 2018.

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          2017

          • "Social Networking sites Influence and Popularity Index analysis as an online Marketing tool", Vagianos D., & Koutsoupias N., 9th Pan-Hellenic Conference of Data Analysis with international participation, organized by the Greek Society of Data Analysis, Thessaloniki, Greece, 28-30 September 2017.

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          • "Toyota Social Media Marketing Strategy: turning popularity into success" (Paper No. 009), Vagianos D., & Karagiozova A., "7th International Conference on International Business", Thessaloniki, Greece 18-21 May 2017.

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          2016

          • "Social Media and Mobile Marketing: The situation in Greece" (Paper No. 047), Dimitrios Vagianos, Lucie Teperova & Stefania Karafylla, 7th International Conference on International Business, Thessaloniki, Greece 20-22 May 2016.

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          2011

          • "Discussion of eParticipation topics in Greek political blogs", Zafiropoulos Κ., Vagianos D. & Vrana V. (2011), 'CeDEM11: Conference for e-democracy, e-participation and e-voting 2011', Danube University Krems, (Centre for E-Government), Krems, Austria, 5-6 May 2011.

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          2010

          • "Investigating success factors of e-governance adoption by Greek teachers", Vrana Vasiliki, Karavasilis Ioannis, Vagianos Dimitrios, Zafiropoulos Kostas, 9th Special Conference of the Hellenic Operational Research Society (HELORS) entitled 'Quantitative Models in the Managerial and Financial Decision Making', Agios Nikolaos-Crete, 27-29 May 2010.

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          • "Conversation authorities among popular wine blogs" ,Zafiropoulos K., Vrana V., & Vagianos D. (2010), 'Eurochrie 2010:Passion for Hospitality Excellence', Stenden & Saxion University- Amsterdam, Netherlands, 25-28 October 2010.

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          2004

          • "Educational Applications of Free and Open Source Software",Theodoros Kaskalis, Dimitrios Vagianos, Evangelos Grigoropoulos, Konstantinos Margaritis, 4th Pan-Hellenic Conference on "Information and Communication Technologies in Education" with international participation, organized by the Greek Scientific Association of Information and Communication Technologies in Education, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, 29 September - 3 October 2004.
          • "Free and Open Source Software Educational Perspectives", Dimitrios Vagianos, Evangelos Grigoropoulos, Theodoros Kaskalis, Konstantinos Margaritis, ICCI 2004: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE 2004, 17th-19th December 2004, Istanbul, Turkey.

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          2003

          • "Wireless Education Network in westward Thessaloniki", Vagianos D., Grigoropoulos E., Tsinakos A.. 6th Education Conference, ICT in Secondary Level Education, EPY, Thessaloniki 2003.
          • Other (6 records)

          Περιλαμβάνει Παρουσιάσεις σε διεθνή ή ελληνικά συνέδρια χωρίς δημοσίευση σε πρακτικά.

            2016

            • "Presence out of Presence", Monika Bocian & Dimitris Vagianos, Magazine FORWARD no 19 (p20-p22), published on Oct 31 2016, University of Lodz, (ISSN 1899-5748)

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            2015

            • "The Indignants through the prism of the Greek political blogosphere", Dimitrios Vagianos, diffusion Workshop of results of the project entitled "Collective actions of Indignants in Greece: causes, contents, actions and conclusions for policy makers, action Excellence II, University of Macedonia, October 2015.

            2011

            • "Seeking the importance of political preferences and their connection with the electoral preference in Greek political blogs", Dimitris Vagianos, Kostas Zafiropoulos, Workshop entitled 'Thematic Vote and party identification: the importance of political preferences in a Political Party Democracy', organized by the Greek Society of Political Science, 16-17 June 2011, University of Macedonia.

            2004

            • "Implementation and Operation of Wireless Network in School Units of Western Thessaloniki", Dimitrios Vagianos, Evangelos Grigoropoulos, Article in the Greek School Network Journal , April 2004.

            2003

            • "Wireless Educational Network connecting School Units of Western Thessaloniki", 6th Annual Workshop of Greek Computer and Informatics Scientist's Society, University of Macedonia, December 2003.
            • "Wireless Education Network in westward Thessaloniki", Vagianos D., Grigoropoulos E., Tsinakos A. 6th Education Conference, ICT in Secondary Level Education, EPY, Thessaloniki 2003.